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Vaccination Week in the Americas 2006

From April 22 to 29, countries from Canada to the tip of South America and throughout the Caribbean will be part of Vaccination Week in the Americas. The beneficiaries will be millions of children, young women, and seniors, mostly in remote areas.

More information on the Vaccination Week in the Americas, as well as information on Vaccines and Immunization in general, can be found at PAHO's Vaccines & Immunization Web Page.

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Links of Interest

Canadian Coalition for Immunization Awareness & Promotion
National Immunization Awareness Week (NIAW)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW)

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